Practical Resources for Going Screen-Free!
Resources for Going Screen-Free
People got along without screens for an awfully long time, and not too many ever died of boredom. But, if you’re short on ideas, here are some great ones!
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Have you ever heard of Floof? This post has some great (read inexpensive and easy!) suggestions for ways to help your kids spend screen-free time at home without being bored! Check them out!
Let’s face it–toddlers are loud. Sometimes you just need some peace. Check out these great quiet activities from A Flourishing Rose.
For many more ideas for activities sans screens, follow my Screen-Free Activities board on Pinterest!
Reading is, hands down, my favorite indoor screen-free activity for kids of any age. Jacquelyn, over at A Heavenly Home, has put together an awesome list of books that her toddler loves! Her book list is super wholesome, and involves a good number of Christian books that any little boy or girl is sure to enjoy.
Ditching the screens might be easy for the day-to-day, but what about those long, long days on a road trip with the kiddos? We’ve got you covered with these fun toddler and preschooler-friendly travel activities!
It’s tempting to hand the kids a smart phone when you want them to sit still and be quiet, but here are some tips for what to pack to keep the wild ones occupied and engaged during the church service! Don’t go to church? These suggestions would work well for weddings, waiting rooms, and other quiet or formal events, too.
I hope you’ve enjoyed these ideas to help you and your kids to go screen-free and have fun at the same time!
Oh, and if you’d like to find out how much time your kids are really spending on screens, conduct a digital media audit! Get your free screen time audit chart here, and start today!
I’d love to hear from you if you’re making a move toward reducing your kids’ screen time. Please leave a comment below!
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